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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 17th January 2020, 11:30
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By rollingthunder
The Yellowish lower mandible is a feature of the...

The Yellowish lower mandible is a feature of the species iirc...

Laurie:t:
Forum: West Midlands Thursday 16th January 2020, 13:08
Replies: 1,379
Views: 421,459
Posted By rollingthunder
Haven’t posted much of late because i haven’t...

Haven’t posted much of late because i haven’t seen much. The crap weather hasn’t helped and enthusiasm has been found wanting to say the least.....

I recorded 42 species at Withymoor last year which...
Forum: Tips For New Birders Thursday 16th January 2020, 12:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By rollingthunder
For UK stuff with a sprinkling of scarce migrants...

For UK stuff with a sprinkling of scarce migrants i don’t think you can beat the slim Mitchell-Beazley pocket guide:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By rollingthunder
Bear in mind ‘Marsh’ refers to the breeding...

Bear in mind ‘Marsh’ refers to the breeding habitat and not the Wintering one and MW’s are found singing and feeding in a range of habitats on migration. The ones that used to breed locally here in...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By rollingthunder
What a stunning picture:eek!: Laurie:t:

What a stunning picture:eek!:

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th January 2020, 12:48
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed but would favour Lesser:t: Laurie -

Agreed but would favour Lesser:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Gulls Wednesday 15th January 2020, 09:02
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By rollingthunder
The mantle looks too pale to my eyes does Herring...

The mantle looks too pale to my eyes does Herring not occur there?

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 15th January 2020, 08:22
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By rollingthunder
The Doves have a ‘Blueish’ cast (to my eyes) a...

The Doves have a ‘Blueish’ cast (to my eyes) a feature that i look for in Wild Rock Doves👍🏻

Laurie -
Forum: West Midlands Monday 30th December 2019, 10:19
Replies: 8,967
Views: 809,519
Posted By rollingthunder
A pleasant coupla hours yesterday in flat...

A pleasant coupla hours yesterday in flat lighting which burnt thru for the last half hour making gull checking challenging to say the least - we didn’t clock any Meds.

The Ice House pool with the...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th December 2019, 06:54
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed and a rather nice shot showing plumage age...

Agreed and a rather nice shot showing plumage age features - the only thing i would add is that Common Gull have a very gentle head and ‘face’ whereas its larger congeners are more ‘brutish’ looking...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th December 2019, 06:48
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By rollingthunder
Agreed not an Iceland but doesn’t have the look...

Agreed not an Iceland but doesn’t have the look of a Herring to me either...

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 27th December 2019, 06:43
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By rollingthunder
Sprawk with a full crop for me:t: Laurie -

Sprawk with a full crop for me:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Friday 27th December 2019, 06:33
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By rollingthunder
I have updated about a week ago with no problem...

I have updated about a week ago with no problem on BF or elsewhere - i am sure that it will be a Settings issue but i can’t be of any help i’m afraid...

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:24
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By rollingthunder
Beautiful shots:t: I remember seeing several...

Beautiful shots:t:

I remember seeing several thousand Yellow-billed Kites with several hundred Tawnies around Nairobi abattoir (open air:eek!:) many, many, years ago and the range of plumage tones...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:19
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By rollingthunder
Did it call? Laurie -

Did it call?

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By rollingthunder
Another :t: for BTD... Laurie -

Another :t: for BTD...

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:15
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By rollingthunder
Scaup for me - i see no hint of Tuft and the...

Scaup for me - i see no hint of Tuft and the White face combo with the monster driller clinches it:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:14
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By rollingthunder
Quite notable for a garden bird:eek!: Laurie:t:

Quite notable for a garden bird:eek!:

Laurie:t:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:13
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By rollingthunder
Arctic for me for the reasons already...

Arctic for me for the reasons already given:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:11
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By rollingthunder
3 features that i associate with the Caspians i...

3 features that i associate with the Caspians i have seen do not stand out on this bird:

Proportions of head and bill - lack of longish bill compared with ‘pear-shaped’ head.

Leg length - not long...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Tuesday 24th December 2019, 09:04
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By rollingthunder
Unusually plumaged or appears to be in the photo...

Unusually plumaged or appears to be in the photo but the bill should be smaller and more ‘conical’ iirc...

Laurie:t:
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 20th December 2019, 10:05
Replies: 847
Views: 130,719
Posted By rollingthunder
In addition Ken - the USAF museum at Duxford has...

In addition Ken - the USAF museum at Duxford has a range of flying WW2 fighters etc and they are frequently flown both there and elsewhere in the UK during the Summer months:t:

Laurie -
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 20th December 2019, 10:02
Replies: 847
Views: 130,719
Posted By rollingthunder
Unfortunately i think there are very few, if any,...

Unfortunately i think there are very few, if any, genuine Me109’s flyable:C

I saw one displaying at RAF Cosford over 20 years ago and it subsequently crashed. Even the ones filmed in The Battle of...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th December 2019, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By rollingthunder
Considering the amount resident and post-breeding...

Considering the amount resident and post-breeding dispersal you wont have to wait long;)

As far as the easier to ID adults are concerned at this time of year look for the following:

Bulkier bird...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 20th December 2019, 09:41
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By rollingthunder
And it’s one for sorrow;) Laurie -

And it’s one for sorrow;)

Laurie -
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